Funding and Finances
Opening Hours and Session Availability
Our NEW opening hours:
Monday-Tuesday-Wednesdays -Thursdays 8.30 or 9.00 to 3.00
Friday - 8.30 or 9.00 to 12.30
Happy Hours Pre-School offers up to 30 hours of childcare over 5 days a week - term time only. We have a range of sessions available to suit your requirements, that can be booked as full days, morning or afternoon sessions. Please note we operate a minimum booking of 2 sessions per week.
Fees and Funding
Hourly Rate: £5
Early Bird Session: 8.30-9.00 = 30 mins £2.50
Morning Session: 9.00-12.30= 3 hour 30 mins £17.50
Afternoon Session: 12.30-3.00= 2 hours 30 mins £12.50
FULL DAY: 8.30-3.00 = 6 hours 30 mins £32.50
At Happy Hours Pre-School we offer funded places for 3 and 4 year olds and 2 year olds in receipt of two year funding. All children are funded for 15 hours, the term after their third birthday. More information regarding funding can be found here: West Sussex County Council: Free Entitlement for 2, 3 and 4 year olds.
To check your eligibility for support with childcare costs; including two year funding, 30 hours funding and tax free childcare, please visit the Childcare Choices website.
Please note: we are also able to split childcare (and funding) with other settings and/or childminders if that helps.